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The Umbrella Coup (1980)
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The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Original name: Le coup du parapluie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had an appointment. Deluded Lecomte signs contract with them. He is supposed to kill gun dealer Otto Krampe at his birthday party in Saint-Tropez by piercing him with a cap of the umbrella with a built-in syringe with potassium cyanide. Lecomte is not aware that it has to be a real murder.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crimes, hotel, crime, office, job seeking, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, comedy of errors, down on your luck, mafia, swimming pool, birthday party, mercedes benz, umbrella, switching roles
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes, riviera

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Most similar movies to The Umbrella Coup

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, disorder, gangsters, dishonesty, crime, hitman and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Coup: The Escape (1978), One Two Three (2008), Cold Feet (1989), Killer (1997), The Sucker (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Escape (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lawyer is visiting a prison to meet with a violent criminal who has been condemned to death. During the visit, things turn bad, there is a riot where prisoners escape and the criminal escapes taking a lawyer hostage.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: escape, on the run, society, chases and races, dishonesty, politics, disorder, disagreement, hostage, prison, nothing goes right, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
One Two Three (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Laxminarayan lives a poor lifestyle in Mumbai along with his widowed mother, Kanta, who wants him to be a successful gangster like Batlabhai, and would like him to kill a few people, make enough money, then get married to Khujli's daughter, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, bollywood, down on your luck, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, bomb, crime, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.7
 351
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, hitman, psychopath, disorder, crimes, crime, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 6K
Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, dishonesty, crime, danger, deadly, gangsters, unlikely criminals, polish, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.4
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The Sucker (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: gangsters, car chase, odd couple, dishonesty, criminal heroes, anti heroes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, adventure, chase, partners, anti hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, europe, napoli italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, goofy hero, silly humor, farce, hitman, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, assassination attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: hitman, false accusation, couples, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, wedding, criminal heroes, crimes, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
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The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, partners, cons and scams, mastermind, disorder, mate swapping, chases and races, adventure, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, normandy, paris france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.2
 375
The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, drug dealing, crime, disorder, hitman, gangster, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, journalism, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, silly humor, disorder, journalist, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, dead body in car trunk, friendship, woman slaps man, hotel room, murder, englishman, gun, gang ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, nice france, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 814
Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: bank, crime, crime gone awry, forgery, femme fatale, hidden identity, prodigy, dishonesty, gangsters, betrayal, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, disturbing, light ...
Plot: chase, on the run, false identity, farce, rabbi, jewish, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, partners, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A powerful Chilean gangster uses everything in his power to stop the woman that wants to kill him, a sexy mercenary known as "the machine gun woman". The staggering sum of cash he offers for her head sets in motion an army of hitmen. And ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, deadly, danger, assassination, gangsters, criminal heroes, gory, crimes, bounty hunter, female assassin, dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santiago chile, santiago de chile, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, gangsters, chases and races, danger, babies and infants, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Two Tough Guys (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, goofy hero, on the run, crimes, deadly, danger, buddies, gangsters, partners, stupidity, tough heroes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, on the run, gangsters, hidden identity, society, deadly, dishonesty, opposites attract, crime, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 606
Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: thief, hitman, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, disorder, sexual content, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, hitman, unlikely criminals, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, human nature, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 1K
Deja vu (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Prohibition years. Chicago bootleggers suffer losses due to their betrayal by one Mick Nich - Mikita Nichiporuk. The mob decides to execute the traitor, who escaped to Odessa, USSR, and organized his own bootleg business there. The hitman, ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, danger, betrayal, crime, hidden identity ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: russia, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 8K
The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, partners, adventure, crimes, goofy hero, odd couple, buddies, bug, accountant ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Gentlemen in White Vests (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crime comedy directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, life turned upside down, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, chases and races, forgery, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, gang, lovers on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 2K
Key of Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Unemployed 35 year old Sakurai aspired to become an actor, but failed miserably. He decides to end his own life, but first he goes to purify himself at a public bathhouse. While there, he meets the very prosperous Kondo, who subsequently suffers a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, touching ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, hidden identity, switching roles, disorder, crimes, comedy of errors, memory loss, danger, artists and showbiz, romance, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 661
Snowman's Land (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the wife of a crime boss is accidentally killed, the hit man who was hired to protect the remote house in which she was living tries to keep her death under wraps. Fearing vengeance from the gangster, he's soon locked in a fight for ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, cynical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, nothing goes right, hitman, mission gone awry, disorder, crimes, danger, drugs/alcohol, deadly, crime, mountain, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, ambition, mistaken identity, introspection, moral dilemma, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, crimes, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blonde and Blonder (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: blonde, mistaken identity, hitman, comedy of errors, odd couple, dishonesty, danger, crime, gangsters, best friends, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%